The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Rachael is a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How does she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, alters the plot? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all

Essay Topic 2

Pickwick's relative wealth has a huge impact on the plot and characters in this book. What are these moments, and how does their inclusion in the text affect the course of the plot? How do the different main characters respond to his relative wealth and his generosity?

Essay Topic 3

This book is a satire. What kind of things is Dickens being satirical about, and how does this tone affect the feeling and progression of the plot?

Essay Topic 4

Ben Allen and Bob Sawyer are similar characters in this book, and yet there are some marked differences even though...

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